Where to go: this safari gives you the opportunity to visit the most rewarding national parks in Uganda for primates viewing, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Kibale National Parks.
What activities & attractions: During the safari expect to do the Gorilla tracking walk and the chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest. You will do a lot of bird watching and game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including the boat cruise along Kazinga Channel
Who can do it: anybody can join this tour itinerary, though the gorilla tracking can be generally the most demanding activity in terms of readiness to walk for many hours in the tropical rain forest on steep terrain, and sometimes raining through the hike.
When to go: Generally, all year round is possible to do gorilla tracking and game drives in Uganda. The dry seasons are most likely to guarantee better road conditions in the parks. discounted permits are sold in April, May and November.
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel either in Entebbe / Kampala for your dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
After breakfast drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest via Mbarara, where you will have lunch at Igongo Cultural centre.At this center you can explore, the Ankole and Albertine rift valley cultures.Later we continue to Bwindi in the evening for dinner and overnight at Bwindi Gorilla Resort – Nkuringo Lodge (C) or Buhoma Community – Kisoro Tourist Hotel (B). FB
Day 3 – The encounter with mountains gorillas
After breakfast, drive to the gorilla tracking trail head for briefing, at 8am. The forest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic sense of serenity, heavy and dense tropical rainforest set on rolling mist covered hilly landscape, the home to numerous Birds, primates herbivores and predators, which are a key attraction to tourists. This park is best known for the fascinating mountains gorillas. The time you’ll spend before you are able to meet the gentle giants, varies 2-3 hours. The thrill of observing mountain gorillas, is a life changing experience and perception decoder, so look forward to it. if you spent 4 or less hours in the tracking we will be able to visit the communities that live near the park.Then go back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Tree climbing lions of Ishasha
After breakfast you will drive north through Queen Elizabeth’s Ishasha Sector to look for tree climbing lions only seen here in the world. It is an impressive sight to see the lions lounging and enjoying the warm Albertine rift breeze in either ficus, albizia and acacia trees.Later we will drive to any of the Rift valley escapement lodges for dinner and overnight. The escape commandeers great views across the park’s rift valley savannah.
Day 5 – Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward
After a cup of coffee, embark on an early morning game drive in Kasenyi sectors of Queen Elizabeth’s national park, to look for lions, elephants, cape buffalo, warthogs, leopard, spotted hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, and a lot of birds. We will drive to Mweya safari lodge, on the banks of the Kazinga Channel for lunch, where you will enjoying lots of birds herds of animals swimming in the channel. . After lunch you’ll enjoy a boat cruise the Kazinga Channel,( this is a 40 km channel that connects lake George and Edward, both found in this park and in the rift valley) to see what this rift valley lifeline has to offer.some of them are, birds, cormorants, pelicans, eagles, as well as crocodiles, hippos, elephants. On our way back to the lodge we will visit the Katunguru fishing village on the Kazinga. late proceed to lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 – Chimpanzees tracking in Kibale National Park
After Breakfast, you drive to Kibale National Park( the primate capital of the world) for the chimpanzee tracking. Lunch will be in Fort portal. This is home to the largest populations of chimpanzees in Uganda and Africa. You will do the Afternoon tracking. Unlike Bwindi and Mgahinga the home of the mountain Gorillas, the terrain here is so gentle and tracking is not tedious
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The tariff includes:
– Full board accommodation included one soft drink for the meals
– Ground transportation by 4×4 Land Cruiser
-English speaking Driver/Guide
– Gorilla and chimpanzee permits
– Entrance fees, taxes
The tariff does not include:
– Air ticket.
– Tourist insurance
– Extra drinks and tips.
Where to go: this safari takes you all around Uganda to visit Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi and Lake Mburo National Parks. Furthermore you can see the Source of the Nile and Bujagali Falls, Sipi Falls, Kasenda Crater Lakes and enjoy the scenery of Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale. The tour will end at the Ssese Islands of Lake Victoria (Bugala and Bukasa), where you can relax in the uncontaminated beaches.
What activities & attractions: during the safari expect to take the Gorilla tracking walk, the chimpanzee trekking, the nature walk to Sipi Falls. At the Source of the Nile you can try out the white water rafting. You will do a lot of birding and game drives in private vehicles along the park’s trails. The boat cruise is organized in Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mburo. Enjoy the navigation on Lake Victoria to Ssese Islands.
Who can do it: anybody can join this tour itinerary, though the gorilla tracking can be generally the most demanding activity in terms of readiness to walk many hours in the tropical rain forest. You are expected to enjoy nature walk in original forests and trials. If you are an adventurer and sports person, you can enjoy the rafting on the Nile or sport fishing in the Ssese Islands.
When to go: generally all the year it is possible to undertake gorilla tracking and game drives in Uganda. The dry seasons are most likely to guarantee a better road conditions in the parks, though will have to contend with dust.